Rising home prices in Near West Side in April 2021

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The median sale price of a home sold in April 2021 in Near West Side, a Chicago neighborhood, rose by $52,000 while total sales increased by 86.2%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In April 2021, there were 54 homes sold, with a median sale price of $445,000 - a 13.2% increase over the $393,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 29 homes sold in Near West Side in April 2020.

The median sales tax in Near West Side for the most recent year with available data, 2019, was $5,759, approximately 1.3% of the median home sale price for April 2021.

The following table compares Near West Side to other Chicago neighborhood with similar median sale prices in April 2021:

NeighborhoodApr. 2021 Home SalesApr. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Apr. 2021 Median Sales PriceApr. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Goose Island126100%$469,500$583,000-19.5%
North Mayfair440%$467,000$285,00063.9%
Gold Coast8030166.7%$452,500$289,00056.6%
Near West Side542986.2%$445,000$393,00013.2%
Heart of Chicago80-$444,000$0-
West Town6123165.2%$443,000$515,000-14%
Logan Square11441178%$442,000$440,0000.5%
Old Town221822.2%$435,000$317,50037%
Irving Park 4319126.3%$430,000$420,0002.4%

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